The action-research network WE-Africa and the Global Leadership Academy, in partnership with the African Centre for a Green Economy, are launching a Leadership and Innovation Lab that brings together thought leaders and change agents from different countries and sectors to co-create ideas and transformative actions for a wellbeing economy. Over the course of one year, the...Read more


3-14 October 2016, Turin, Italy
- UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNITAR and UNDP are pleased to announce that the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) will host the second Global Academy on the Green Economy from 3 to 14 October 2016 in Turin, Italy, organized within...Read more

What knowledge and skills does it take to green the economy?

2 June 2016, Pretoria, South Africa. This was the question discussed at a roundtable held on 2 June 2016 at the National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA). The event provided thoughtful inputs for an assessment of green...Read more

Read the Integrated Planning and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities Synthesis Report

In September 2015, UN Member States approved the 2030 Development Agenda and a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs holistically address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development and are designed to be pursued in combination, rather...Read more

25 May 2016, Nairobi, Kenya – Growing evidence has emerged from countries about the economic, social and environmental benefits that a transition to a greener and more inclusive economy offers for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners are joining forces to deliver...Read more